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. thousands of our members of our limited english and immigrant community, in fact, all our commensurate's live in fear of did he portion and they've mistrusted the system. so this is a message i want to send by the signing of this ordinance and i'm speaking to our immigrant communities that's it's safe absolutely save to call the police if you're a victim or witness to a crime. everyone knows we need to stand against s come we also retain some local flexibility to deal with violent felons and while we compromised on that aspect of it and understood how complicated that was that perhaps we had points of view on we never lost sight of getting rid of s came. so we do what i think other government's should do we found the common ground and that's why i'm proud to be signing this ordinance. i'd like to take p the opportunity to invite supervisor avalos what it's meant to him but basing also to the rest of the city. thank you, mr. mayor. and i want to thank you for your work on this legislation. we met in early august to discuss this item and i was very impressed with how much you thought a
are immigrants who immigrated from /skapbd knave ya in the 1920s and they immigrated to the chicago in a culture of prohibition. a culture of prohibition affected my family very profoundly. there were no jobs kinda like right now. the banks were out of control, we had a prohibition culture. it destroys communities. i had to, like, immediately -- well, it was a long process of realizing that i'm in this culture of prohibition and and i'm not letting it take me down. cannabis is getting better press than ever now and it's getting better press than prescription drugs lately because it's on the right side of history. the booze of prohibition was on the wrong sides of history and we need to leave that behind. i am against this legislation in all due respect. i respect the author of the legislation very much and i agree with him very often, but this time i don't. thank you very much for listening and for your time. bye bye. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> i'm zach with the cannabis club network. 90 percent of the city is [inaudible] and i don't think we need to impose more restrictions on the
for comprehensive immigration reform. in full disclosure, my mother immigrated here in 26 from mexico city. i have some very strong opinions about immigration. much of what i would love to talk to you about over coffee. but what we are saying that we as an education system we can't do our job that they have to go outside of the work force and i reject that and we need to reject that. and that's where we take on stem as a whole. so what is stem charge? now, this is a statement that is common within sfusd, it's a very powerful statement of overcoming the predictive nature of demographics. the person i used to work with in a former job is the president and director of the museum of science. his name is mullist. he used to be the dean of engineering school at rutgers. he said students that go ahead a degree in engineering also has a family in engineering. that's not surprising. engineering is one of the least understood terms or professions by young people s an engineer a person who drives the train. is an engineer when your toilet breaks in a hotel and you call down and they say they are going to se
officers and judges. for limited english speaking and immigrant survivors who are particularly victimized we have expanded those to immigrant community and two trained first responder in the vocabulary of domestic violence and 3 provide telephone interpretation and smart phone with translation software to police officers. we'll hear a little bit about that from our famous chief. we recognize the domestic violence survivors need many different options and some don't feel comfortable users our judicious system so we have a need not of community agencies again who are slnt here we partner with in servicing survivors and their families and children. we're assuring accountability for visitor by striking e strictly auditing the program. finally, there's we'll have about that noisy be noisy with me now and persistent and we'll end not only homicides but end-all domestic violence in our city. thank you for being here today (clapping) >> thank you very much vice president. we'll hear from our critical partner police chief greg (clapping) >> thank you dr. as many speakers have mentioned and i'm g
people in our community, immigrants and people suffering from a variety of behavioral challenges and suffering from serious challenges and in need of help. next we found fiscal track and non-compliances. the audits are valuable. we are aware the corrective action process are in place an we understand the implementation correction maybe difficult to ask. so why did we do an investigation and write the report you have in your hands? as we report, we wonder what is the long-term impact of $500 million in funding and is there a process in place to measure the impact of individual programs against citywide social services objectives. providing meals to seniors as a human service agency is contracted is good. providing homes to avoid homelessness is good, providing counseling to individuals who do not speak english or who are challenged by the immigration system as is done by grants on the mayor's office on housing is good, assist for mental health care for needs of services as the department of public health programs is good, however while all the above service examples are good. do a
-- a lot of our patients are actually immigrants who have a lot of competing priorities, family issues, child care issues, maybe not being able to find work or finding work and not being insured and health care sometimes isn't the top priority for them. we need to understand that so that we can help them take care of themselves physically and emotionally to deal with all these other things. they also have to be working through with people living longer and living with more chronic conditions i think we're going to see more patients coming through. >> starting next year, every day 10,000 people will hit the age of 60 until 2020. . >> the needs of the patients that we see at kerr senior center often have to do with the consequences of long standing substance abuse and mental illness, linked to their chronic diseases. heart failure, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, stroke, those kinds of chronic illnesses. when you get them in your 30's and 40's and you have them into your aging process, you are not going to have a comfortable old age. you are also seeing in terms of epidemics, an increase
environment he don't know how many immigrants he's got working at emphasis place and other people raise a piece of paper and he's never been homeless i have been. i ask youenter to have a heart and compassion. i worked here when someone in westbrook gave me a chance. person helped me. i was homeless for 20 years a drug addict. then i listen to those people talk about move it to a different location. i ask that you united council mother brown and sit down and look at it what we do. we've got love people who have fallen off and gotten back up. hold our heads down each day. i ask the board just give us a chance on the biggest thing. let us show you guys we're productive >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> hi, my name is larry williams. politics, i don't know which about but i know we need those beds in bayview. we just need the beds. thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> well, i get to speak on his time? i'm here to support the beds for bayview. i've seen in my line of work how those simple extensions of offering a person a place to sleep can change the dynamics of that
and immigrant community, in fact, all our commensurate's live in fear of did he portion and they've mistrusted the system. so
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